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Re: Sun Java available from non-free

Le samedi 20 mai 2006 à 04:17 -0700, David A. a écrit : 
> I would like to thank all debian-guys for getting Sun Java into the
> normal debian repository. I appriciate your effort, and I believe there
> are many out there that think this is great!

This is surely good news, but there are many people here who are very
disappointed with the lack of transparency.

> I've briefly folllowed this legal discussion and I understand there are
> details and stuff to sort out. Somehow I'm struck by the impression
> that there are forces that don't want Sun JVM even in non-free?

There are forces that are worried with the legal risks the project faces
by distributing this software. I don't think anybody of those supporting
the non-free archive is opposing the idea of having the Sun JVM in it.
 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
: :' :           josselin.mouette@ens-lyon.org
`. `'                        joss@debian.org
  `-  Debian GNU/Linux -- The power of freedom

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